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. ♪ ♪ >> bob: listen, this is really important. according to a recent study, religion is dying in america. number of americans who don't affiliate themselves with any religion is all-time high. one in five adults according to pew center on religion. there are, brian, one in five people say they don't affiliate at all with a religion, that is way up. among people under 30 it's higher than that. is that a trend you think will continue? >> brian: i am not smart enough to answer that. i am fascinated with the fact that people are fascinated with religion and god. i look at this, evidence for real is a book in the top ten best seller, top 13 now. two years. this kid who transformed -- >> bob: i read several times. >> brian: cover of "newsweek" "is especially real?" they do a study with neurologist that died and came back. >> andrea: i thought it was the left god, barack obama? >> brian: i don't think so. our god. >> bob: can we have one segment we don't do that? please. it's my segment. i want to talk about religion. >> brian: a lot of people, a lot of people question their religion. but the c
. the religion news writers association posted a discussion yesterday on the first amendment and religious freedom in america. analysts from the aclu, the conference of catholic bishops and the museum's first amendment center analyzed the issues of the day including the obama administration contraception rule as part of the new health care law. >> is this on? hello, everybody. i am nichelle. so, let's get started. covering religion in america means writing about religious freedom. what does it mean? how far does it go and who gets it? when i started this nearly eight years ago, everyone was talking about the book on religious literacy and how to bring religion more into the public schools. the last couple of years, we have all written about bitter divisions over islam and measures around the country to limit sharia law and stop mosques from being built. in the past year, we have written about the standoff between catholic bishops and the white house over the mandate to provide contraception and differing views on whether that violates religious liberty. as we were organizing this, every we
, the religion news writers association examines religious freedom and the first amendment. >> our campaign 2012 debate hubble web site provides live and on-demand coverage of all the presidential and vice presidential debates, and it is the only place you will see behind the scenes coverage, before and after the debates. the site has the debate question available who has a separate court. watch your creative clips and read streaming tweets from political reporters along with your questions. >> no, in montana care -- in montana, one of the closest senate races of the country. it is rated a toss up. this debate is courtesy of montana pbs. it is 90 minutes. >> here's tonight's moderator, steve prosinski. >> good evening and welcome to tonight's u.s. senate debate by billings gazette communication. i'm steve prosinski, editor of the gazette. many thanks to the chancellor, director of university relations, and many others, for providing a perfect venue for this exchange of opinions and ideasbetween denny rehberg and senator john tester a democrat. three veteran montana voters -- reporters will ask q
president. he's got romney's arms tied in the same way that the religion right has his arms tied on abortion rights, same-sex, the way the knee oepow cons have his arms tied in terms of foreign policy. >> one question either the moderate or obama should ask, name one issue in which you plan to puck your party, one issue in which you plan to stand up to house republicans, one issue in which you don't plan to govern as a severe conservative as you described your record in massachusetts before you were describing your record as a bipartisan bridge builder. >> would he come out with a sister souljah moment on request? >> that could request. were you a severe conservative or are you the reaching over the aisle -- across the aisle kind of guy? which is it? but you've got to -- as i said before, you have to go at romney the person. it's not romney's policies because those don't really exist. it's romney the man that he's -- >> i agree. that's what i'm working tonight. let's take a look at the a promise romney made at the delate last week about keeping his $5 trillion tax cut deficit -- new deficit
-- and this is almost inevitable, we don't talk religion in this country, we're not comfortable with it, we're a country of tremendous religious diversity and increasingly so, and we don't think it should be in any way used as a test, but what do you think is relevant to the world view of mitt romney in his faith? >> i think there's something sort of fundamental and carefully crafted by mitt's responses to questions about his faith. i think he feels it very deeply, but can't really talk about it. there's sort of a hidden he fee but can't talk about it. he keeps it close and i think it's altered the way he approaches conversations not just about his faith but about many other things people would like to know about it. >> all religions have, if you don't mind it, their weirdnesses, whether it's exorcism in my religion. every religion has different things. it didn't really add up to history. so what is it that he doesn't want to bring out that might be seen as relevant by voters. >> it's not so much as what's seen by voter, but the way i look at the religion with mitt was that i wanted to know what does fa
is the congress shall make no law respecting the establishment of religion or the free exercise and stay out of it and leave people alone when it comes to their religion obviously assumes the religion. they believe in god. so i'm not going to revise history to pretend that. i grew up in a religious environment and i am proud of it. i was into the priest. i'm proud of that. i would probably enormously angry right now. so i am grateful for my faith and on and on apologetic about it. >> this is pretty remarkable we started talking a little bit about how it has changed over time. we could have also added to the 19th amendment and women becoming a part of this part of the democratic inclusion. [laughter] but most of the amendments have made it more perfect. they got rid of it. >> ausley understand. >> it is pretty extraordinary. the constitution frees up every american to be eligible for public office, and there is no religious test and that wasn't the prominent feature of the state constitutions. a lot of them actually had religious tests. >> you have the establishment in religion. so, on a unde
the time, christians all the time. it's words. if you are so insecure about your religion that somebody making a joke about it, forces you to have to kill them, that says a lot about the religion. >> bob: they overretake this stuff. >> greg: their problem. overreaction. >> dana: gives them an excuse that is false an lie, it was about a video makes it worse. i tells our enemies we are not on the ball. >> greg: president obama believed in his heart that it was our fault. and that's where -- i keep asking where is the source that made him think that the video was at fault, in his heart. >> kimberly: he is the source. >> dana: they cut the video for the pakistan psa for $70,000 to do a psa to let the pakistanis know it wasn't the video. >> kimberly: that apology tour. you in your heart and your head don't belief the nonsense. they lied to american people and committed act of declassifying terrorist act 24 hours of it happening. >> bob: i do not believe president obama blames us and not terrorists. that's crazy. >> greg: you are one of the biggest critics of the muslim treatment of coptic ch
research study finds many are opting out of religion altogether. nearly one in five say they are either nothing in particular or atheist. and 8% jump since 1990. >>> the mars curiosity rover has been digging up soil samples. now that work is on hold because nasa wants to learn if a bright object spotted on the ground is just part of the vehicle or something more. >> this is what happens when a large group of mostly intoxicated people take on a bull in colombia. amateur matadors got in the ring and tried to show who the bull was boss. 19 people were hurt. here's the first look at this morning's dish of scrambled politics. "the washington post" reports that during the recession, most members of congress did different financially than the average american. the regular folks back home saw their household net worth drop 39% for 2007 to 2010. the lawmakers in congress gained 5%. >>> republican vice-presidential nominee paul ryan was being interviewed in detroit when he objected to the reporter's question about gun violence and taxes. and then the interview came to an abrupt end. take a look.
such as this. i would like to ask you both what role your religion has played in your own personal views on abortion? please talk about how you came to that decision. talk about how religion played a role. and, please, this is such an emotional issue for so many people in this country. please talk personally about this if you could. congressman ryan? >> i don't see how a person can separate their public life from their private life. or from their faith. my faith informs me how to take care of the vulnerable, how to make sure that people have a chance in life. you ask me why i'm pro life? it's not simply because of my catholic faith. that's a factor, of course, but it's also because of reason and science. you know, i think about 10 1/2 years ago, my wife jan and i went to mercy hospital in janesville, where i was born, for our seven-week ultrasound for our first born child. we saw that heartbeat, our little baby was in the shape of a bean. and to this day, we have nicknamed our first born child, liza, bean. i believe life begins at conception. those are the reasons why i'm pro life. now,
. that's really beautiful. and that can be applied in any religion or any culture. >> the counter posters with the quote from the koran are scheduled to go up on or about tuesday. >> there's a call to boycott metro in response to the ads. in a statement, mike honda wrote in part, i encourage to boycott if possible. public transit and other places where the ad is running. he understands many people rely on metro and the ads are displayed as little as possible until they are taken down. >>> this is a bunch of stuff. look. here's the deal. >> what does that mean? a bunch of stuff? >> it means it's inaccurate. >> it's irish. >> we irish call it malarkey. >> a spirited, sometimes snarky showdown. biden's debate tactics are on the firing lines. tom joins us with more. >> some of those reviews have been rough today. listen to this, former bush administration adviser, karl rove, said quote, the vice president's constant smiling looked like quote, someone put joker juice in his water on the stage. that is just the start of it. the obama campaign is hailing biden's performance as ene
the beach boys live on forever. time for "the mad dash." true religion described at the end of "squawk" as a small cap name. >> who wants to buy them because they indicate people were going to do this. now my story with true religion, i bought my kids a $200 gift certificate. my daughter said dad that's a half a pant. these are $400 jeans so the question is, would vf corps be interested, ready for another deal after timberland. i have weisman on that. pf corps ready to do a deal after tommy hilfiger, or in the end is this a company hanging around for a long time and people feel there's room for $400 jeans. when you put yourself up for sale these days and you're in a power brand people want you. ralph lauren, pbh, bf corps three of the strongest stocks in the market. i'm curious to see who is behind this. >> talk about what bernstein is staying about viacom. >> downgrade from hold to sell. david says the stock is like almost every day hits a 52-week high. this is weakness in mtv. you know what? if this is weakness and this stock does this, who knows what would happen if things get bette
among marital partners, than religion? so my thinking is they push it out, on things like what do you think about gun control and abortion? that type thing. >> okay, so what about families, marriages, we have james carville and mary matalin, what about where they embrace different parties? does it happen a lot? and how do they resolve it? do they just live with it? >> well, it is actually rare, it is one of the most common things that couples share as a political affiliation, it has been suggested if they don't talk about it in the dating affiliation, it could be tough. and the conservative may just want to get divorced after that fight, and the liberal doesn't, because there seems to be more divorces. but the question people ask, if liberals -- will they become extinct, the conservatives generally acquire their rank through birth. but as people become more mobile, they move to pursue careers, get exposed, they become more liberal. so as a result, liberals acquire their folks through conversion, they convert to liberalism, i like to say some of the best liberals were born conservative
maokutt, fsonhaeb sa ahe religion. >> bob: they overretake this stuff. >> greg: their problem. overreaction. >> dana: gives them an excuse that is fal an lie, it was about a video makes it worse. i tells our enemies we a l. >>g:si o li iseatt our fault. and that's where -- i keep asking where is the source that made him think that the video was at fault, in his heart. >> kimberly: he is the source. d tcue v rheakn por 00 d ao let the pakistanis know it wasn't the video. >> kimberly: that apology tour. you in your heart and your head don't belief the nonsense. anomed oacaeo hoof hnict 2 >> bob: i do not believe president obama blames us and not terrorists. that's crazy. >> greg: you are one of the biggest critics of the muslim treatment of coptic christian. chiafilmmaker wasop waea w il prophet muhammad homosexual. >> greg: that is freedom of expression. i wouldn't do it. he did it. he is in jail. >> bob: is this almost over? >> greg: no, we're doing another 20 minutes on this. >> dana: there is enough material there. coming uctcyase n g lhe stklnwi stop her from supporting mi
connected still. so, religion is very much a part of our everyday lives, and in our communities and who we are as people but we still have persecution for our religious practices. you mentioned that in the book. one of the phone calls we get is those people incarcerated for prison our military limited in their ability to practice religion. what are those challenges? >> guest: i think it is a real issue. the first kind of disclaimer to cut out there for people is there's so much diversity in indian country and the traditions even for example for red lake reservation in minnesota one of the villages has never had a church or a mission, 100% traditional beliefs, kunin practice they bury their dead in the front yard it changes things. you step out the door and there's bad, brand mauney and grandpa. doesn't make it hard to sell the family farm and go to california so that connection to place is really deep and a lot of native people. on the same reservation, across the lake at the village of red lake there is a catholic mission in the church. the population is predominantly catholic those are t
, to break down the issues of religion, jonathan morris. nice to see you this morning. what is in these guides? >> well, first of all, i wish you guys were here. we should be-- >> so do we. >> clayton: we should be here in rome. >> peter: i've been with you, father, we've had a great time. >> i know, now you let me come alone. and in any case, these voters guides are going down moral issues and lining up and these are the two candidates right now for the presidential election, and these are some of the issues and in many of these guides ten issues are mentioned and including, some examples right now we see on the screen, from abortion, death penalty, educational choice, embryonic stem cell research, freedom of religion, et cetera. what is missing in some of the guides, something that the bishops as a whole, in the new introduction to faithful citizenship, i'm going to link on my facebook and on my twitter afterwards. which says, you know what? not all moral issues are equally heavy or weighty. some are more important than others. and let me give you an example. if there was
john tester and his republican challenger john rehberg. then a discussion on religion and the first amendment. this is the fourth debate between the candidates. this is courtesy of wtvr-tv in richmond. it is one hour. >> the candidates will answer questions about the issues the voters of virginia face. the moderator tonight, the of many debates in central virginia. >> thank you. let's introduce the candidates trying to beat the next u.s. senator. tunis tonight are two former governors of the commonwealth. republican george allen and democrat tim kaine. both know the stakes are high. tonight's debate is being broadcast on television stations throughout virginia. you can join live conversation about the debate on twitter #peoplesdebate. here is a look of the guideline for the debate. and it's will answer questions for me and our panel. for each question, the cat is for whom it is directed will have 90 seconds to respond and the other will have 60 seconds for a rebuttal. there also may be a follow-up question. at the conclusion of tonight's debate, the candidates will have two minutes
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